United Teachers of Dade
For the first time in three years, public school teachers in Miami-Dade will be getting a raise. On Monday they held a vote to ratify a new contract. The agreement passed with 11,074 voting “Yes” and 6,194 voting “No”, passing by 64.1%.
Miami-Dade teachers who received “Race to the Top” merit pay bonuses will be allowed to keep the money following a contract re-ratification vote on Tuesday.
There’s a big vote planned Tuesday for the Miami-Dade Teachers Union. Teachers are going to re-vote on contract ratifications. There are three measures teachers will be voting on; “Race to the Top” bonus plans, health insurance, and teacher evaluations.
Two opponents of the FCAT take aim at the controversial test on CBS4′s News & Views with Eliott Rodriguez this weekend.
South Florida students will soon begin taking the test they have been prepping for all year.
The Miami-Dade school district has reached a tentative healthcare deal with its teachers union. The proposal covers an expected $65 million increase in healthcare costs for 2012.
Teachers, hospital workers, and other union members rallied Monday night for labor rights.
There’s some good news for Miami-Dade County students who don’t want to take midterms or final exams, they no longer have to.
Miami-Dade County Superintendent Alberto Carvalho and United Teachers of Dade president Karen Aronowitz announced an agreement on the 2011-2012 school year that will prevent any teachers, and many clerical and school support workers from being laid off.
A crowd of a hundred of so parents, teachers, and students showed up at Coral Park High School in West Miami-Dade as part of a larger protest against proposed cuts in public school funding.